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Setting Up a New Not for Profit or Merging

Getting Started

If you want to start a new Not for Profit organisation, we can give you clear, confident advice on how to bring your dream to life. We can:not for profit mergers

  • Explain the process
  • Help you choose the best structure
  • Draft documents
  • Obtain regulatory approvals

For an overview of the process, please see our flow chart outlining the steps for how to set up a Not for Profit Organisation below:

Steps for how to set up a Not for Profit Organisation

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Mergers

Together with our corporate team, we can assist with:

  • Identifying the most suitable ways to implement a proposed new collaboration whether merger, acquisition, joint venture or other
  • Advice on the process for implementing a proposal
  • Protecting assets, reducing exposure to liabilities
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Protecting taxation concession entitlements
  • Managing stakeholder relationships
  • Drafting the legal documents to give effect to a proposal, including notices of meeting to obtain member approval where necessary
  • Liaising with your accountant and senior staff and others where necessary to ensure a smooth transition
  • Notifying the relevant government bodies
  • Winding up entities
  • Stamp duty advice

 

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